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WV Governor Signs Bill To Scale Back Law After Chemical Spill

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Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has signed a bill to scale back a law safeguarding against chemical spills from aboveground tanks. A January 2014 chemical spill that contaminated drinking water for 300,000 residents for days prompted the legislation. The Legislature overwhelmingly approved the bill, which will deregulate about 36,000 aboveground storage tanks from the tank law…. Read More

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State Advise Ohioans To Be Cautious Burning Spring Debris

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Natural resources officials are reminding Ohioans about the state’s outdoor burning regulations for spring as warmer weather approaches. State forester Robert Boyles says most wildfires in Ohio are caused by people who are careless when they burn trash or other debris. Ohio law bans outdoor debris burning from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during March,… Read More